Esther Kung

34 Added | 8 Magazines | 9 Likes | 1 Follower | @EstherKung | Keep up with Esther Kung on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Esther Kung”

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

8 Traits That Are Scientifically Proven To Predict Future Success

Willpower, prodigious intelligence, motivation, knowing the right people at the right time… there are many commonly held ideas about what it means to be a successful person, and yet, some of the <i>most</i> successful are often the last anyone would predict. (Education researchers famously concluded that …

Self-improvement

The 10 Highest-Paying IT Certifications of 2018

A career in information technology (IT) takes a lot of planning. Choosing from the many available certifications determines which sort of career options are available to you. Whether it's system administration, networking, or security that interests you, you're sure to find plenty of certifications …

Project Management

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

New Jersey

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

Programming

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i>

Project Management

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Databases

3 Communication Hacks That Will Make Everyone Want to Work With You

In order to get people to understand you, you just need to get to the point.<p><i>What's your favorite life hack? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anna Pickard, Creative Director, Voice</b> …

Hacking

9 Most Beautiful Natural Lakes of the World

The nature is full of beautiful wonders and landscapes that make us rove in a state of awe as we stand admiring them. Lakes are such beautiful water …

European Travel

Bitcoin would be a calamity, not an economy - MIT Technology Review

Earlier this year, Jack Dorsey, cofounder of Twitter and CEO of Square, declared that Bitcoin would become the world’s “single currency” within a …

Bitcoin

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

'I Did The "Death By Burpee" Challenge Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened' | Women's Health

<i>(Get fit at home! For dozens of 10- to 20-minute routines you can do in your living room, check out Salty Cat Workouts—the all-new site that features the world’s best video workouts for free!)</i><p>Burpees are do-anywhere exercises that can hit that high-intensity target without any equipment. (I'll show …

The Best Exercise Supersets to Pump Up Your Biceps

1 of 6<p>Patrik Giardino / Getty<p>Most guys tend to work their biceps with something else, dedicating a day to biceps and triceps or perhaps chest and …

Workouts

Because We're All Nosy as Hell, Here's What People Eat in a Day

Taking pics of your food is one way to track your calories, macros, and encourage healthy eating. Sharing your daily food journal on social media is even better because it keeps you accountable and offers support and encouragement to keep eating toward your goals. Want to know what other people eat …

Healthy Fall Recipes

When the air is crisp and the leaves start to fall, you'll love recipes that showcase the season's best flavors. The smell of apples and pumpkin …

Cooking

How to burn 150 calories in 15 minutes

Burning off what you put in is the key to dropping extra pounds. By incorporating high intensity interval training, or HIIT, into your fitness routine, you can cut down on the time you spend exercising while still getting a quality workout.<p>Using this 15-minute circuit with the five exercises below, …

Workouts

Labor Day Weekend: 17 Party-Friendly Recipes

It's time to say sayonara to summer with a Labor Day bash and lots of good food. So fire up the grill and cap off the season with a killer cookout. From Old Bay shrimp salad to juicy steakhouse burgers, all of these foolproof recipes will make your summer send-off unforgettable.<p><b>1. Old Bay Shrimp</b> …

Cooking

9 tips for cooking salmon like a pro

You probably have your favorite way to cook salmon. Maybe you roast it. Or, maybe, you place it on a cedar plank, close the grill, and let those two …

Ultimate BBQ Chicken

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>To prepare sauce, combine first 6 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 15 to 20 …

Everything You Wanna Know About Tequila But Are Too Afraid To Ask

The best affordable bottles, easy cocktails that'll impress literally everyone, and how to (maybe) avoid those damn hangovers.<p>Because really this is the most useful information of all. All prices are for a 750-milliliter bottle and are taken from Under the Label.

I Explored Norway And Challenged My Creativity In A Two Week Adventure

I am a Latvian photographer with a great love for mountains and adventure. So it was no wonder that for my next destination I choose Norway – the …

European Travel

Coconut Key Lime Pie Cup

By Michelle Savage<p>Through my battle with weight and health issues, it took some time to learn how to satisfy my sweet tooth with nutritious food. …

Get That Pizza Fix Minus the Carbs With This Chicken Pepperoni Casserole

Is it possible to overload on pizza? Our hearts say no but our bellies say yes. Sometimes we just need to walk away from the dough (so definitely don’t look at these 16 frozen dough recipes). Let’s make that walk a little easier with this pepperoni chicken casserole made with creamy homemade pizza …

Carbohydrates

5 Ultimate Summer Cheesecakes

Summer isn't just for ice cream.<p>Celebrate National Cheesecake Day with these five incredible recipes.<p>Using prepared ingredients to compose this tangy …

Dessert

Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe

"This recipe is a great on-the-go breakfast for a yummy summer morning. Or, if you are tired of snow and want a taste of summer, it is great for …

Smoothies

Top 10 things to see and do in Brussels

Brussels wears three impressive hats, as the capital of Flanders, Belgium and Europe. It started life as a fortress, then developed into a market …

France

The best places to eat, drink, and shop in Brussels

Going to Brussels always means a heavy to-do list, too many interesting museums, too many delicious treats, too much odd yet good beer awaits the …